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  • December 16 gangrape: HC dismisses plea for quashing FIR

    The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a plea of two accused in the December 16 gangrape case that the FIR and subsequent proceedings against them be quashed. Justice Pratibha Rani also upheld the order of a special court by which the plea of accused Mukesh and Akshay Singh against day-to-day trial was rejected. In […]

    Parl panel recommends review of all coal block allocations from 2004-09

    A parliament panel has recommended comprehensive review of all coal blocks allocated during 2004-2009. Standing Committee on Coal and Steel in its report tabled in Parliament today disagreed with the government’s contention that screening committee acted in a fair and transparent manner for allocation of coal blocks. The Chairman of the Committee Kalyan Banerjee said […]

    SEBI probes Saradha group for alleged irregularities

    Amid growing public outrage over an allegedly fraudulent investment scheme run by Saradha group, market regulator has begun a fresh probe into the fund-raising activities of the Kolkata-based entity. The capital market regulator is looking into whether its Collective Investment Scheme (CIS) regulations were violated while raising funds from the public, a senior official said. […]

    SC pulls up Sahara Group, Subrata Roy for not responding to SEBI plea

    The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up Sahara Group and its chief Subrata Roy for not responding to the contempt plea filed against them by Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). SC also slammed the Sahara Group for approaching Allahabad HC and other forum in a case pertaining to refund of Rs 24,000 crore […]

    Sustainable development fundamental right of people: SC

    The Supreme Court has ruled that sustainable development is an integral part of fundamental rights conferred on citizens by the Constitution. The Apex court said this cannot be allowed to be hampered by environmental degradation. A bench headed by Justice Aftab Alam said the damage caused to environment due to illegal mining in Karnataka has […]

    HC wants to know “factual position” on Thane illegal buildings

    Bombay High Court on Thursday directed the Maharashtra government, Thane Zilla Parishad and planning agencies Cidco, MMRDA and MIDC to file affidavits stating the number of illegal constructions under their respective jurisdictions, and number of cases where action has been taken. The division bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and Amjad Sayed was hearing a […]

    Another judge recuses from hearing Mittal & Ruia’s plea in SC

    In a curious development, Justice A R Dave of Supreme Court on Thursday became the second judge in four days to recuse himself from the bench hearing the petitions of Bharti Cellular Ltd CMD Sunil Bharti Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia in a graft case related to allocation of additional 2G spectrum in […]

    SC stalls Vedanta’s bauxite mining project in Odisha

    The Supreme Court on Thursday stalled Vedanta Group’s bauxite mining project in Niyamgiri Hills of Odisha till gram sabhas of districts Rayagada and Kalahandi in the state give clearance to it. The apex court directed the gram sabhas of the two districts to decide in three months the issues arising out of the mining project, […]

    After Dutt, 3 more convicts gets four weeks time to surrender

    A day after actor Sanjay Dutt was granted four weeks time to surrender, three other convicts including his friend Yusuf Mohsin Nulwalla also got a month’s time by the Supreme Court to turn themselves in to serve their remaining sentence in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. Granting relief to Abdul Razak Memon, Altaf Ali Sayed […]